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This portal is to open public enhancement requests against IBM Cloud and its products. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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Core Platform Services

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accept PO box billing addresses in standard format

When inputing the billing address for my IBM Cloud payment method, if my billing address is a PO box, then the IBM Cloud website should accept that address. Currently, the IBM Cloud website explicitly states that it does not accept PO boxes. This ...
11 months ago in Billing 0 Future consideration

Need ability to move and delete Enterprise Account Account Groups

We currently have an Enterprise Account and organize accounts for billing using its hierarchy capabilities via Account Groups. We can create, move and rename most things but cannot move or delete Account Groups. This means our Enterprise Account n...
over 2 years ago in Core Platform Services 0 Future consideration

Local or Toll Free Number to contact IBM Cloud Support from the UK

Currently the only way to contact IBM Cloud directly via telephone is on the +1-866-403-7638 number which is Toll free from the US, but chargeable in the UK (and anywhere outside of the US I assume). If you have extended support calls and you are ...
over 2 years ago in Support 1 Future consideration

Granular usage details including vApp name

We deploy many vApps with unique names from templates causing all the VMs to have the same names regardless of which vApp they are in. For billing, we are unable to compare our usage data from in-house to IBM usage data because the data provided b...
about 1 year ago in Billing 0 Planned for future release

Usage Dashboard - Need to know the space cost

Under the usage dashboard, currently we can view the cost of the services and runtime for the organization. We need the ability to drill down to the spaces and find the cost associated with services and runtime under a space.
over 7 years ago in Core Platform Services 5 Not under consideration

Show ibmcloud cli equivalent command for an order

When ordering something from the WEB-UI show in the UI a summarized of the order as ibmcloud cli command, so that this order can be reproduced or repeated automatically if need. So if I need to order 10 baremetal node, I can "generate" the cli fro...
over 1 year ago in CLI 1 Planned for future release

CIS plan usage

Currently it is not possible to see the usage of the CIS plans. For example, the standard plan has 5 TB of protected traffic, 10 million DNS queries, 10 million HTTP requests and 1 million edge function requests. Where do I see where I stand? Is t...
about 1 year ago in Core Platform Services 0 Future consideration

API for IBM maintenance or outage events

We are a current IBM cloud customer hosting a webapp using IBM services. We have a monitoring platform that integrates with e-mail, slack, etc. that can send us alerts when our services are experiencing interruptions. As part of IBMs ongoing proce...
about 2 years ago in Core Platform Services 0 Future consideration

Single tenant offering for Block Storage

Our customers need to use cloud storages exsculsively in the IBM cloud due to their security standard. Please enable us to use IBM Block Storage in a single tenant mode. We know IBM Cloud has higher security technologies for IBM Block Storage, but...
about 2 years ago in Core Platform Services 0 Not under consideration

ibmcloud CLI for arm architecture

Currently, ibmcloud CLI does NOT support ARM architecture: https://github.com/IBM-Cloud/ibm-cloud-cli-release/releases/ That would be nice to support them, such as linux/arm64(Mac M1) and linux/arm/v7(Raspberry Pi), also. There would be many devel...
over 2 years ago in CLI 0 Not under consideration